“The art of melipasto/melichloro cheese making” is inscribed in the National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in August 2020+ Show more 2020
Launch of the animated video “People & Wetlands: A Vital Connection”+ Show more 2019
Revision of MedINA’s strategic framework and establishment of MedINA’s management team
Launch of the INCREAte Approach and toolkit for integrating cultural aspects into nature conservation
Publication of the e-book “Gastronomic Heritage in Mediterranean Wetlands- Healthy wetlands, healthy eating“.+ Show more 2018
Launch of the Terra Lemnia project in Lemnos Island, Greece
Launch of the project “Strengthening the network of hiking trails in Kythera” in collaboration with the Kytherian Foundation for Culture and Development (KIPA)+ Show more 2017
Launch of the Mediterranean Consortium for Nature and Culture second project on Supporting Cultural Conservation Practices+ Show more 2016
Our story – 2020
- Launch of a new project called CULTURAL H.ID.RAN.T under the Urban Innovative Actions 5th call for proposals.
- “The art of melipasto/melichloro cheese making” is inscribed in the National Inventory of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports in August 2020.
- Launch of a new project on the intangible cultural heritage of bread and cheese in Modern Greece, approved by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports.
- Publication of the “Cultural elements of the mandra system of Lemnos: a narrative approach”
- Rooted Everyday campaign publishes the #MedFoodHeroes Cookbook.
- Restoration of a traditional micro-dams system in Karavas stream in the island of Kythera, through the Kythera trails project.
- Launch of a new project for sustainable and biodiversity-friendly olive groves, in collaboration with the Kytherian Foundation for Culture & Development.
- Rooted Everyday launches the #MedFoodHeroes digital campaign fortnight in June which ends with a “Share A Dish” night on social media on June 26 & 27.
Our story – 2019
- Launch of the animated video “People & Wetlands: A Vital Connection“
- Launch of the Rooted Everyday Creative Writing Competition for adults: #MedStoryPrize
- Participation in the workshop “Hiking as a key factor in rural development” in Valencia, Spain
- Presentation in the 1st Green Flag Trails auditor training in Europe
- Screening of the “Blue Heart” documentary and panel on rural communities responses on energy megaprojects
Our story – 2018
- Revision of MedINA’s strategic framework and establishment of MedINA’s management team
- Launch of the INCREAte Approach and toolkit for integrating cultural aspects into nature conservation
- Publication of the e-book ‘Gastronomic Heritage in Mediterranean Wetlands- Healthy wetlands, healthy eating’
- Co-organisation of the side event “Cultural approaches to wise use of wetlands – past, present and future” in the Ramsar COP13 in Dubai
- Participation in a roundtable facilitated by IUCN-Med on the “Cultural practices and biodiversity in the Mediterranean Mountains – A necessary alliance” in the International Congress on Mountains in Granada, Spain
- Co-organisation of a knowledge café on nature conservation and human rights in collaboration with INHERIT in the International Conference ‘Communities, Conservation and Livelihoods’ in Halifax, Canada
- Presentation of the INCREAte Approach in the ECHOPOLIS 2018 Conference in Athens, Greece
- Organisation of the photography exhibition “On the Move|Faces” on mobile pastoralism hosted in the Vovousa Festival
- Organisation of a training workshop on heritage interpretation on the island of Kythera in collaboration with Interpret Europe
Our story – 2017
- Launch of the Terra Lemnia project in Lemnos Island, Greece
- Launch of the project “Strengthening the network of hiking trails in Kythera” in collaboration with the Kytherian Foundation for Culture and Development (KIPA)
- Organisation of the Delos Initiative 4th workshop on “Providing guidance for sacred natural sites spiritually significant for Islam and for various other religions”, Valetta, Malta, 24-26 April
- Participation in the workshop “Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature in the Governance and Management of Protected and Conserved Areas”, Isle of Vilm, Germany, organised by the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas in collaboration with the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation
- Presentation of poster on the “Fishing Heritage of the Messolonghi – Aitolikon lagoons” in the European Congress of IALE in Ghent, Belgium
- Participation in the “Off Your Map” communications campaign for the conservation of Mediterranean coastal wetlands
- Coordination of the “Rooted Everyday” communications campaign for the promotion of Mediterranean cultural landscapes
- Co-coordination of a project on the creation of a landscape approach for four Mediterranean cultural landscapes in collaboration with WWF North Africa
- Participation in the international project “Vjosa / Aoos: Saving Europe’s last free flowing river”
- Première of the ethnographic film “Alima” on the Messolonghi – Aitoliko lagoon traditional fishermen
- Co-organisation of panel on rural communities responses to 21st century challenges in the 8th Athens Ethnographic Film Festival
Our story 2016
- Launch of the Mediterranean Consortium for Nature and Culture second project on Supporting Cultural Conservation Practices
- Launch of the MedWet Culture Network website created by MedINA
- Launch of MedINA’s new logo and visual identity
- Co-organisation of the workshop “Integrated Landscape Management: Challenges and Prospects” in collaboration with the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) and the Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation.
- Organisation of a participatory workshop in Kythera island, Greece, as the pilot site of the INCREAte project
- MedINA becomes a member of the IUCN and participates in the World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawaii
- Contribution to the creation of a new management plan for the Ancient Corinth archaeological site in collaboration with American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA), TPA Inc and the Corinth Archaeological Ephorate